Marjorie Allene “Polly” Abbott

Apr. 12, 1927 - Dec. 24, 2023



     No visitation


Funeral Service:

     No Services



     Riverside Cemetery
     Belfast, New York


may be made to:

   Wellsville Manor Resident Fund

Marjorie Allene “Polly” Abbott
Loving Mother and Grandmother

Marjorie Allene “Polly” Abbott, 96, of 25 W. Hughes Street, Belfast, passed away Saturday, December 24, 2023 at Wellsville Manor Care Center after a short illness.

Born on April 12, 1927, in Friendship, she was a daughter of William R. and Vivian J. Smith Scott. On January 1, 1957, in Wellsville, she married Douglas L. Abbott who predeceased her on November 13, 1997.

Polly went to Friendship Central School. She had worked at Avx in Olean for 15 years and then went to work as a dietician at Cuba Memorial Hospital for 15 years prior to her retirement. In retirement, she provided in home care for many elderly residents.

She was a member of the Belfast Crafty Belles, McKee Tristar Chapter 242 Order of the Eastern Star, the Alle-Catt Camping Club with her husband, and the Pinochle Club.

Polly had numerous hobbies which included playing euchre, making quilts, and crafting.

She leaves behind her children, Douglas (Debra) Abbott, Jr. of Rochester, Michael D. Abbott of Rochester, David (Lisa) Abbott of West Valley, Debbie (John) Goho of Mt. Morris, Linda (Gary) Brown of Florida and Sandy (Dan) Downs of South Carolina; 6 grandchildren and several great grandchildren; a brother, LeRoy (Mary) Scott of Wellsville; 2 sisters, Bertha Perham of Nunda and Catherine (Gene) Little of Belfast; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a daughter Theresa Abbott, a son Albert Perham, two grandchildren Peter Abbott and Bobby Jo Brown, two brothers Robert Scott and Nathan Scott and two sisters Betty Ferrin and Sophia Barton.

At Polly’s request there will be no services. Burial will be next to her husband in Riverside Cemetery, Belfast, New York.

The family wants to express their appreciation for the care she received at the Wellsville Manor and their wish is that memorials be made to the Wellsville Manor Resident Fund. Arrangements are under direction of the Mark F. Rinker Funeral Home & Memorial Service, Inc., Cuba.





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